LIL DEBBIE – A1116275
Gone - 6-28-2017 Manhattan
My name is LIL DEBBIE. My Animal ID # is A1116275.
I am a spayed female black and white american staff mix. The shelter thinks I am about 3 YEARS old.
I came in the shelter as a OWNER SUR on 06/23/2017 from NY 10468, owner surrender reason stated was OWN EVICT. I came in with Group/Litter #K17-101846.
06/27/2017 AT RISK MEMO
Lil Debbie A1116275 is at risk for concerns that she will not thrive in this environment. She is highly human-social when other dogs are not present, but in the presence of other dogs Lil Debbie tenses and remains focused on the dog, and she has shown a disproportionate escalation to seemingly benign behaviors offered by other dogs. Lil Debbie has become increasingly reactive to other dogs passing her kennel and we are concerned about continued rehearsal of this behavior.
MOST RECENT MEDICAL INFORMATION AND WEIGHT
06/27/2017 Exam Type PRE/POST S/N – Medical Rating is 2 NC – MINOR CONDITIONS NOT CONTAGIOUS, Behavior Rating is NONE, Weight 38.9 LBS.
Pre-surgical exam, anesthesia, and surgery performed by ASPCA. Green linear tattoo placed later to incision
06/23/2017 PET PROFILE MEMO
06/23/17 12:04 Basic Information: Lil D is a 3 year old, female American Staffy who was surrendered due to owner’s eviction. She is the mother of KK, a one year old American Staffy. She has never been to the vet but according to the owner had no health issues. Socialization: She is friendly with strangers but will bark and growl when someone knocks on the door in the home. She has been said to not be too friendly with smaller dogs due to prior incidents to where she got attacked by smaller dogs. She has been said to always be on the bottom and submissive when she plays with other dogs. She is not good with cats and was told she tends to be aggressive around them. The client had children in the home from ages 4 years and up along with their friends in and out. He described that she isn’t bothered with children pulling her tails and grabbing her ears and very gentle with infants. Behavior: I was informed she has never bit another animal or human. She is isn’t bothered with eating and bones and was told she doesn’t do anything once you take them away from her. While being groomed she loves baths and will willing jump into the tub to cool down for a nice bath. She isn’t bothered by any fireworks or siren noise, was told she just perks up a bit to see what happened. For a New Family to Know: This dog’s energy level is medium and is pretty mellow for the most part. She is house trained and never has accidents in the home. She is crate trained and remains calm and well behaved in kennel while someone is away at work. She loves stuffed toys, her bones to occupy her time once alone. When playing outside she really love fetch and a good game of tug-a-war. She loves to cuddle with her owner in bed to sleep. She knows all basic commands as in sit, stay, laydown, and paw and to get her attention the word: “firearm” work well. When she’s off the leash she’ll run up a foot or two in front of you but mainly just stay by your side. Behavior During Intake: Lil’ Debbie had a loose body with tail wagging and allowed handling. She allowed me to collar her and scan her for a microchip. Her picture was easy to take and ears perked up with a squeeky toy while taking picture.
06/27/2017 WEB MEMO
A volunteer writes: A tiny little black and white peanut, Lil Debbie was surrendered with her son (Kiko A1116274) when their owner lost their home. She’s a little lost and unsure, but happy to be out for a walk and make a new friend. Once we’ve established I’m a friend, Lil D (for short) put her paws on my shoulders for some hugs and kisses. We’re told she’s great with young kids, not good with small dogs as she’s had some unfortunate incidents with smalls, has played submissively with other dogs, doesn’t like cats, loves baths, will bark and growl if someone knocks on the door but is friendly with all, is housetrained, crate trained, loves stuffed toys, and knows several commands. In the park, Lil D posed for some pictures, enjoyed watching the park’s activities, and watched quietly as I took some pictures of another dog. She showed off her sit, took treats gently, and every once in a while flashed her gorgeous smile. A calm and gentle little girl, Lil D is making the best of an unfortunate situation; she’s lost her family, her son, her home–all in one fell swoop. I promised her she’d find a new family to love, so please help me make my promise to her come true. Come meet her today. A staff member writes: As a suburban girl, I can speak from experience that living in a community where there’s green acres, ponds, and lillypads is a quite the therapy. Oh and dogs! Can’t forget about them! Lil Debbie has stole a piece of my heart, and that’s ok… She can have it! There’s nothing this little girl can’t do to put a smile on my face and take my worries away. If you’ve had a down in the dumps day or week, and need a lil piece of sunshine to make you smile also, just stop by and ask for Lil Debbie. She’ll be all the therapy you’ll need.
06/25/2017 BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – EXPERIENCE
Exam Type BEHAVIOR
KNOWN HISTORY: 6/23/17 Unaltered Female, Owner Surrender Previously lived with: Adults, children (ages four and up), another dog, and cats. Behavior toward strangers: Friendly Behavior toward children: Gentle Behavior toward dogs: Not good with smaller dogs Behavior toward cats: Not good with cats Resource guarding: None reported Bite history: None reported Housetrained: Yes Energy level/descriptors: Lil Debbie is described as mellow with a medium level of activity. SAFER ASSESSMENT: 6/25/17 Look: 1. Dog’s eyes are averted, with tail wagging and ears back. She allows head to be held loosely in Assessor’s cupped hands. Sensitivity: 1. Dog leans into the Assessor, eyes soft or squinty, soft and loose body, open mouth. Tag: 1. Follows at end of leash, body soft. Squeeze 1: 1. Dog gently pulls back her paw. Squeeze 2: 1. Dog gently pulls back her paw. Toy: 1. Minimal interest, dog sniffs toy. Summary: Debbie displayed no concerning behaviors on her assessment and was social throughout. PLAYGROUP: Lil Debbie has displayed concern when introduced to dogs in the care center. When introduced to the male greeter dog, Lil Debbie was muzzled before off leash introduction due to displayed reactivity upon greeting. When introduced off leash, Lil Debbie displayed a tense body, and lunged toward the greeter dog when he attempted to walk away. A second interaction was conducted with the use of a realistic fake dog. Lil Debbie displayed similar behavior, lunging and escalating to snapping when the fake dog was walked around the yard. At this time, the behavior department recommends a single pet residence for Lil Debbie. Follow up on her behavior and reactivity toward other dogs should be conducted only using force free, positive reinforcement methods. The previous owner of Lil Debbie describes that she is “not friendly with smaller dogs due to prior incidents to where she got attacked by smaller dogs.” INTAKE BEHAVIOR: MEDICAL BEHAVIOR: 6/23/17 During her initial medical exam, Lil Debbie was social and relaxed. ENERGY LEVEL: Lil Debbie’s previous owner described her as having a medium level of activity.
RECOMMENDATIONS: Experience (suitable for an adopter with some previous dog experience, especially with behaviors outlined below) _X_Single pet home/no dog parks: Lil Debbie has displayed reactivity and discomfort interacting with other dogs in the care center. See PLAYGROUP for more information. _X_No cats: Lil Debbie’s previous owner reported that she was not good with cats. Potential challenges: _X_On-leash reactivity/barrier frustration: At the care center Lil Debbie has been observed to react to other dogs and on leash and I her kennel, lunging towards them, barking and growling. Debbie may need positive reinforcement, reward based training to teach her to look at you rather than other dogs and novel stimuli that may startle her. We recommend a front clip harness or head halter to help manage this behavior.
06/24/2017 GROUP BEHAVIOR EVALUATION
Exam Type GROUP BEHAVIOR
Lil Debbie has displayed concern when introduced to dogs in the care center. When introduced to the male greeter dog, Lil Debbie was muzzled before off leash introduction due to displayed reactivity upon greeting. When introduced off leash, Lil Debbie displayed a tense body, and lunged toward the greeter dog when he attempted to walk away. A second interaction was conducted with the use of a realistic fake dog. Lil Debbie displayed similar behavior, lunging and escalating to snapping when the fake dog was walked around the yard. At this time, the behavior department recommends a single pet residence for Lil Debbie. Follow up on her behavior and reactivity toward other dogs should be conducted only using force free, positive reinforcement methods. The previous owner of Lil Debbie describes that she is “not friendly with smaller dogs due to prior incidents to where she got attacked by smaller dogs.” 6/24: When introduced muzzled and off leash to a male dog, Lil Debbie is initially stiff throughout the greeting, and lunges at the male dog when he approaches the handler. 6/26: A second interaction is conducted with the use of a realistic fake dog. Lil Debbie displays similar behavior, lunging and escalating to snapping when the fake dog is walked around the yard.
06/23/2017 DVM INTAKE PHYSICAL EXAM
Medical rating was 2 NC – MINOR CONDITIONS NOT CONTAGIOUS, behavior rating was NONE
DVM Intake Exam Estimated age: Reported 3 years old (born 12/13/13) – exam is consistent with this Microchip noted on Intake? Scanned negative History : Owner surrender – came in with 1 other dog. Reported to be prone to ear infections. Subjective: Very friendly, relaxed. Allows all handling including vaccinations and blood draws without any tension. Objective BCS 5/9, MMs pink and moist EENT: AU mild black discharge. Eyes clear, no nasal discharge noted Oral Exam: Clean adult teeth PLN: No enlargements noted H/L: NSR, NMA, CRT < 2, Lungs clear, eupnic ABD: Non painful, no masses palpated U/G: Female MSI: Ambulatory x 4, skin free of parasites, no masses noted, healthy hair coat CNS: mentation appropriate – no signs of neurologic abnormalities Assessment: Mild otitis Plan: Clean ears today, give Osurnia tonight and in 1 week Prognosis: Excellent SURGERY: Okay for surgery 1088
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